Marisa Ricci
Actor, Dancer
“The bravest are those who have vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.”
– Thucydides

Marisa is a performer with very diverse experience. Since her graduation from Ryerson University’s Dance Program in Toronto, she has focused on developing her career in contemporary and neo-classical dance but has also been working avidly as a performer, choreographer and teacher in a variety of styles including classical ballet, jazz, musical theater, burlesque and Brazilian samba dance. She has appeared on the stage as a dancer as well as an actor in the commercial/film and television industry in her native Canada as well as abroad, including Portugal, Switzerland, Spain, China, Thailand and Italy.

Some of her credits include works by Iratxe Ansa and Igor Bacovich of Metamorphosis, Allan Falieri, Grazia Covre, Luca Haseli of Focus Crew, Apolonia and Ofilio of Gadfly, ACE Dance Theater, Vasco Alves, David Hernandez, Jeff Dimitriou, Cadence Ballet, Toronto International Ballet Theater, Alias Dance Project, Skindivers Dance Company, I/O Movement, The National Ballet of Canada, and many more.